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20 May 2011
This week there has been plenty of good quality coverage of the issue of mental health in the workplace. This is largely down to the excellent 'Taking care of business' campaign by the mental health charity Mind. On Tuesday I was invited to participate in a business summit, organised by Mind, hosted by AXA and addressed by Lord Freud, Minister for Welfare Reform.
Yesterday (19 May) I spoke at the Parliamentary launch of a new report looking at the employment experiences of people with Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis. Conducted by Crohn’s and Colitis UK, the survey-based research looked at the long-term impact of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) on the career aspirations, opportunities and choices of the 240,000 people in the UK with this condition. I have been a member of the research Steering Group.
18 May 2011
The interim report of the High Pay Commission, published on Monday, focuses attention – yet again – on the fundamental issue of fairness in modern workplaces.
12 May 2011
The migration of people from long-term sickness absence onto Employment Support Allowance (ESA) – formerly Incapacity Benefit stands at about 3000 each week. Research published last week showed that the majority of these claimants are now suffering from mental health problems, with employers and the government seemingly powerless to stem the flow.
11 May 2011
Here at The Work Foundation we know all too well that many organisations are increasingly worried by the worsening health and wellbeing of their employees (and the bottom line implications)...
05 May 2011
If you are a fan of The Apprentice you probably remember Katie Hopkins from a couple of series ago. She didn’t quite conform to the ‘pushy squirt’ template of the other competitors although, among other things, she raised eyebrows when she withdrew from the show at a very late stage citing childcare concerns. Since the show she has returned to her career in consultancy and has taken to airing her sometimes challenging views in national newspapers and on other TV shows like Question Time.